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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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State/Local Engagement Requested on EPA Disaster Waste Management Study

EPA’s Homeland Security Research Program has an opportunity for state and local emergency management and waste...

Nov 23, 2021

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  • Infectious Disease

One Health Day 2021: Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach — working at the local, regional,...

Nov 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health in All Policies

Request for Applications: Evaluating Health in All Policies

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for LHDs to evaluate a Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiative as...

Oct 29, 2021 | Alix Ware

The CDC Updates Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) From 5.0 Micrograms per Deciliter (μg/dL) to 3.5 (μg/dL) in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an update to the Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) from 5.0...

Oct 28, 2021

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Research & Reports

New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Training: Helping Restaurants Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

New training resource from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in partnership with the Food and Society Program at the...

Oct 26, 2021

  • Webinar

Webinar: Childhood Lead Exposure in the United States: CDC’s Role in Prevention, Education, and Surveillance

CDC Subject matter experts will discuss sources of lead in children’s environments, populations at higher risk, current...

Oct 26, 2021

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Call for Mentees: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Mentorship Pilot Program

NACCHO is piloting a wastewater surveillance mentorship program.

Oct 14, 2021

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

MAHC Network Webinar: Preventing Unintentional Drownings

October MAHC Network Webinar: Preventing Unintentional Drownings

Oct 12, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

Continued Impacts of COVID-19 on Local Vector Programs

Since the initial survey that was sent out through NACCHO’s communication channels in April 2020, NACCHO has conducted...

Oct 06, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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